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I’m The Couch Texas Tech Fans Burned In The Streets After Their Final Four Victory

I’m The Couch Texas Tech Fans Burned In The Streets After Their Final Four Victory News reports, social media, and everyone in the digital sphere have been shaming Lubbock’s Texas Tech fans over [...]

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Selection from The importance of Place When it Comes to Politics

A place carries a continuity of knowledge and passes it from generation to generation. How the place works, what makes it turn. When there’s disruption in this continuity, learning transpires by [...]

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Interview with state Senator Kel Seliger (transcript)

Note: The following interview played live on-air on January 21, 2019. The transcript was prepared by Rev.com. Jay: On the phone with us is State Senator Kel Seliger out of Amarillo. Senator, [...]

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Texas House base budgets $17.35M for Tech vet school; Senate only budgets $4.17M

Documents published Monday evening show that the Texas House of Representatives has marked $17,350,000 for Texas Tech University’s proposed school of veterinarian medicine in its proposed [...]

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A Conversation with Texas Tech Chancellor Tedd Mitchell

  Jay Leeson: Here on the phones with us, I believe calling in from D.C. is Dr. Tedd Mitchell, your chancellor at Texas Tech University. Dr. Mitchell, how are you? Tedd Mitchell: I’m doing [...]

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Leeson: Texas turned amarillo, not purple – selections from Amarillo Globe News column

When the Legislature convenes Jan. 8, Meyer, Davis, and Murphy will be – to borrow a metaphor from former Texas Gov. Rick Perry – cherry tomatoes in bowls of blueberries that are now their [...]

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In Texas Tech football coaching search, a new guard is rising

new guard -- noun 1. a group of persons who have recently gained prominence or power in a particular field (such as politics or business) 2. a group of persons united in an effort to change the [...]

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Report: Group opposing expo funded almost entirely by outside money

Lubbock Taxpayers for Accountability has received a total of $18,600 in contributions and loans, according to a campaign finance documents filed on Monday. However, $16,900 of that total came [...]

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Rental Car Giant: We can’t be taxed for Lubbock County Expo Center; Expo Leaders: We won’t need rental car taxes

Earlier this week, we reported that a new federal law likely prohibits collecting taxes from airport-based rental car companies to fund non-airport projects. Projects like convention centers, [...]

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If rental car taxes can’t be used for the Lubbock County Expo Center, what’s next ?

Last week, two weeks ahead of early voting, questions were answered about the location and costs of the Lubbock County Expo Center proposed on November 6 ballots. The expo effort, which is [...]